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Day 022: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Day 022: Dubai, United Arab Emirates Tour Overview Dubai, one of the seven Emirates, is located south of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian peninsula, and early settlements go back to the early 18th century. This charming tour will whisk you back in time to some of the oldest, and most breathtaking, landmarks in the … Continue reading »

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Day 021: Delhi, India (for Ghandi Memorial)

Day 021: Delhi, India (for Ghandi Memorial) Good morning everyone. We’re about to check out of the hotel in Agra, and start heading north to Delhi. These gentlemen provided a very nice breakfast service and indeed, the entire team at ITC Mughal presented a very nice overnight here while we visited the local landmarks. Great work! … Continue reading »

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Day 020: Agra, India

Day 020: Agra, India (for Taj Mahal) Just a quick note. We’re in India with actually useable internet. Gonna see how we do for updates tonight. Check out this photo album on Facebook. Be sure to “like” the West By Sea Facebook page! (The ship has moved on without us, but we’ll catch up in a … Continue reading »

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Day 019: Mumbai, India

Day 019: Mumbai, India Position: N 18º 55′ 18″  E 072º 49′ 52″ Weather: 32ºC wind westerly force 2, overcast Last Port: Langkawi, Malaysia Next Port: Dubai, UAE Status: In port, starboard side to From the Navigator We continued up the west coast of India overnight and this morning at around 0800 we will alter … Continue reading »

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Day 018: Andaman Sea & Indian Ocean

Day 018: Arabian Sea Position: N 12º 56′ 12″ E 074º 17′ 54″ Weather: 26ºC wind westerly force 5, overcast with passing showers Last Port: Langkawi, Malaysia Next Port: Mumbai, India Status: Underway, Arabian Sea From the Navigator Throughout today we will maintain various north north westerly courses as we navigate up the west coast … Continue reading »

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Day 017: Andaman Sea & Indian Ocean

Day 017: Andaman Sea & Indian Ocean Position: N 7º 11′ 44″ E 78º 12′ 00″ Weather: 35ºC torrential morning rain, then clean and humid Status: At sea, Indian Ocean Last Port: Port Kelang, Malaysia Next Port: Mumbai, India From the Navigator During this morning we will round Pointe de Galle on the souther most … Continue reading »

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Day 016: Andaman Sea & Indian Ocean

Day 016: Andaman Sea & Indian Ocean Position: N 5º 34′ 05″ E 85º 55′ 13″ Weather: 28ºC huge swell out of the southeast, very rough conditions Status: At sea, Bay of Bengal Last Port: Port Kelang, Malaysia Next Port: Mumbai, India From the Navigator Throughout today we will maintain a westerly heading across the … Continue reading »

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Day 015: Andaman Sea & Indian Ocean

Day 015: Andaman Sea & Indian Ocean Position: N 6º 8′ 02″ E 92º 35′ 20″ Weather: 27ºC southwest wind 5kts, waves 1.5m Status: At sea, Malacca Straits Last Port: Port Kelang, Malaysia Next Port: Mumbai, India From the Navigator Throughout this morning we will remain on a westerly heading as we cross the top … Continue reading »

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Day 014: Langkawi, Malaysia

Day 014: Langkawi, Malaysia Position: N 6º 25′ 09″ E 99º 49′ 19″ Weather: 35ºC torrential morning rain, then clean and humid Status: In port, Langkawi, Malaysia Last Port: Port Kelang, Malaysia Next Port: Mumbai, India From the Navigator We maintained northerly courses overnight navigating up the Sallacca Strait and at approximately 0800 we will … Continue reading »

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Day 013: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Port Kelang)

Day 013: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Port Kelang) Position: N 3º 03′ 47″ E 101º 41′ 10″ Weather: 35ºC Light wind, very humid Status: In port, Port Kelang, Malaysia (for Kuala Lumpur) Last Port: Singapore Next Port: Langkawi, Malaysia From the Navigator Throughout the early hours of the morning we continued to navigate our way up … Continue reading »

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Day 012: Singapore

Day 012: Singapore Position: N 1º 17′ 59″ E 103º 50′ 43″ Weather: 34ºC Light wind, very humid Status: In port, Singapore Last Port: Brisbane, Australia Next Port: Port Kelang, Malaysia From the Navigator In the early hours of this morning the ship entered the busy traffic separation lane of the Singapore Strait, passing Horsburgh … Continue reading »

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Day 011: Java Sea (Equator)

Day 011: Coral Sea & Java Sea (Equator) From the Navigator: In the early hours of this morning the ship entered the busy traffic separation lane of the Singapore Strait, passing Horsburgh lighthouse on our port side and the many anchored vessels on our starboard side as we make our way towards our local pilot … Continue reading »

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Day 010: Java Sea

Day 010: Coral Sea & Java Sea (Equator) From the Navigator: Overnight we transitted the Selat Karimata Strait which separates Borneo on our starboard side and Sumatrera on our port side. We will continue on a north westerly heading throughout the day en route to Singapore. During the afternoon the ship will cross the equator … Continue reading »

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Day 009: Coral Sea & Java Sea (Tropics)

Day 009: Coral Sea & Java Sea (Equator) Position: S 7º 50′ 39″ E 118º 56′ 03″ Weather: 29ºC Wind south 10kts, flat calm Last Port: Brisbane, Australia Next Port: Singapore Status: Underway in the Coral Sea From the Navigator: Today the ship will maintain a westerly course leaving the Banda Sea and entering the … Continue reading »

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Day 008: Banda Sea (Tropics)

Day 008: Banda Sea (Tropics) Position: S 8º 31′ 48″  E 127º 58′ 45″ Weather: 29ºC Light wind, 2m waves becoming calm Last Port: Brisbane, Australia Next Port: Singapore Status: Underway in the Coral Sea Daily Riddle: I’m lighter than a feather but even the world’s strongest man can’t hold me for more than a few … Continue reading »

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